Cherry Vanilla Bars

Traci Coleman

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@TraciB70

You could use whatever dried fruit you prefer: Blueberries, cranberries, a mix...

Got the idea from my Land O'Lakes baking book. Followed the original recipe quite closely.


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Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
sugar
1/3 c
butter, softened
1/4 c
brown sugar
1
egg
1 tsp
vanilla
1 c
flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 c
dried cherries, coursely chopped
1/2 c
white baking chips
1/2 c
chopped pecans

DRIZZLE

1/4 c
white baking chips
1/2 tsp
shortening

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350. Grease 8" square pan.
2
Combine sugar, butter, brown sugar, egg and vanilla in large bowl. Add flour and baking powder. Beat until well mixed.
3
Stir in cherries, chips and pecans.
4
Spread evenly into prepared pan. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.
5
Make drizzle by melting chips and shortening in microwave, stirring every 30 seconds until mostly melted; then stir until smooth.
6
Drizzle over bars. Cool completely and cut into bars.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies